Fiber Updates

Monthly Fiber Update: September

09:13 05 September in Fiber Updates

Huge Capacity is Ours! The road is now clear for a fiber-optic superhighway. With the threat of a wide-scale Internet outage behind us now, we turn our sights on the new OPALCO submarine cable being installed in the next few weeks between San Juan and Lopez...

Monthly Fiber Update: June

13:26 19 June in Fiber Updates

A Tough Week for CenturyLink   If you lost your CenturyLink phone or Internet connection this weekend, you were not alone. CenturyLink had a massive, multi-state outage that affected San Juan County, but also major cities like Las Vegas, Omaha, Denver, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Seattle, Apopka, Portland, and...

Monthly Fiber Update: May

14:38 01 May in Fiber Updates

Don't Forget to Vote!   There are two seats currently open for the OPALCO Board for District 1 (San Juan, Brown, Henry, Pearl and Spieden islands). Voting ends this Thursday at 10:30 am. Cast your vote and help shape the future of both OPALCO and Rock Island. Vote Online...

Monthly Fiber Update: April

09:49 19 April in Fiber Updates

CenturyLink is at the Root   Tracking and reporting on the state of the Century Link submarine fiber cable this year has brought us back to our roots. In fact, the current iteration of Rock Island has its genesis with the Century Link fiber break of 2013....

Monthly Fiber Update: March

08:36 15 March in Fiber Updates

Lopez Island LTE Complete   Not too long ago, we drove our trucks onto Lopez soil with the intent of making it safer for locals and visitors, and to bring much-needed Internet services to islanders, including businesses in the village. Believe it or not, for years, businesses...

Monthly Fiber Update: February

10:58 12 February in Fiber Updates

Houston, we have a problem…   We’ve had a tidal wave of calls recently from people looking to get off CenturyLink Internet and phone service. If you haven’t been tracking the news lately, there has been discussion about the condition of the CenturyLink’s fiber cable that runs...

Monthly Fiber Update: January

10:00 15 January in Fiber Updates

Our Group Fiber Projects The Rock Island team is actively working on over 200 fiber construction projects at this very moment. We are also in discussions with over 1,000 additional homes and businesses throughout the county to get fiber optic broadband. If you want fiber broadband...

Monthly Fiber Update: December

11:07 09 December in Fiber Updates

Refer a Friend to LTE and Get a $25 Credit!   We’re offering a $25 credit to every Rock Island customer who refers a friend to our LTE service in December. Refer as many people as you want, and if they take service, we’ll give you a $25...

Monthly Fiber Update: November

11:34 04 November in Fiber Updates

Refer a Friend to LTE Fixed Wireless, and…   Word of mouth is everything in the islands, and we want the good word about our LTE Fixed Wireless service to spread! That’s why we’re offering a $25 credit to every Rock Island customer who refers a friend...